Market update: Thanksgiving edition

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This week, instead of market news, we’re sharing our warmest wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving to our more than 3 million members. Enjoy a relaxing day with the ones you love.

Financial facts for your Thanksgiving chats

Want some no-fail conversation starters for your Thanksgiving table? Use these fun financial facts to impress your crew as you pass the gravy.

Load up on facts before the feast

Here are a few more nuggets of Lionomics wisdom to throw into the conversation on Thanksgiving day. You’ll totally be safe from a spot at the kids’ table if you’re dropping knowledge like this!

  • Liquidity refers to how fast an asset can be turned into cash.
  • Stocks & bonds are generally inversely correlated (they move in opposite directions).
  • Historically, the stock market’s annual return is around 7%, on average.
  • Over the last 100+ years, the market’s been up 57% of the time.
  • Rising stock prices = Bull market
  • Falling stock prices = Bear market
  • Emerging markets are cheaper relative to US, offering potential growth at a discount but higher risk.
  • The Dow tracks 30 companies considered indicators of their industries.
  • Warren Buffett said: “The stock market is a place for transferring money from the impatient to the patient.”
  • Americans spend $670 million on turkey each Thanksgiving — Hope yours is delicious!
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